lets see what response I get. 2011 Specialized Secteur Elite. To get any reading at all with most wireless computers, the sensor must be installed on the front wheel. The most common problems are fairly easy to fix. occassionally the cadence would go out. Source
Does it happen in the dark (with a Light on to ride in the dark) or just all the time? Sometimes, substitution of a more powerful magnet can make the difference in getting a computer to work. The Subjective Cyclist Review 27,802 views 6:31 Sigma Sport BC 1009 STS - Teil 2/2: Montage, Testfahrt & Fazit! - Duration: 16:02. Stay logged in CycleChat Cycling Forum Forums > Bikes and Cycling Forums > Bicycle Maintenance, Mechanics and Repairs > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cyclecomputer-troubleshoot.html
Cancel Yes, Remove!× Manage Follow Preferences Loading... http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k1...ized_elite.jpg Reply With Quote 12-04-2012 #5 ibarrola RoadBikeReview Member Reputation: Join Date Dec 2012 Posts 15 I have a CatEye computer as well and the heart sensor stopped working, it would I use a Maplins small rare Earth magnet, very powerful and small... Discussion in 'Bicycle Maintenance, Mechanics and Repairs' started by pepecat, 17 Sep 2011.
May 2, 2008 at 6:55 pm #96934 jbird2131Participant thanks for the advice everyone. You will need to try different combinations to discover which is which by trial and error.) Turn the wheel so that the magnet is away from the sensor. What the manufacturers grandly call a "sensor" is actually nothing but a magnetically-operated switch. Cateye Wheel Size Chart It is probably a broken wire or bad wire connection in the harness.
Category People & Blogs License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Cateye Strada Wireless Manual It involves shorting something on the computer. Battery 3. If you remove the computer from its handlebar mount, you will find two metal contacts (three for units with cadence function).
Like Reply (0 Likes) Take Action Report Reply Permalink Printer Friendly Format Replies Per Page: 20 · 40 Back To Top Add Reply Sign In To Reply Likes (0) Home Forums Cateye Strada Cadence Repeatedly making and breaking the connection should result in a speed reading in the computer' display, If it doesn't, the problem is internal to the computer. If you see clear, black numbers on the screen, the battery is OK. Unfortunately, they don't sell just harnesses.
You could also remove it and dip it into a dishsoap/water bath.
Strange Displays When the battery is replaced, power is restored to the computer. Cateye Strada Wireless Not Registering Speed Steve Jones 131,254 views 3:44 CatEye VELO 5 Bike Computer, How To Install and Measure Wheel - Duration: 8:29. Cateye Strada Manual All Rights Reserved.
all these days. -Speed sensor suddenly stopped working, the magnet is present and its facing correctly. this contact form Check for bad connections or broken wires at the head end, including the connection between the head and the cradle. Cateye has excellent customer service, when my battery went bad I called and they shipped me a whole new unit. Like Reply (0 Likes) Take Action Report Reply Permalink Printer Friendly Format MasterShakeSW6v2Member 7/26/1112:14 PM Sounds like a loose connection in one of the cables. Cateye Strada Wireless Resync
This can cause "garbage" readings to appear. But, with the addition of a strong neodymium magnet, it's easy. If you can get the computer apart without destroying it (look for screws on the underside), and get it back together, then scoring the copper pad with a pencil eraser can have a peek here I tried holding the lcd screen closer to the magnet to see if it was too far away, but it still read 0.
Thanks for the manual. 2011 Specialized Secteur Elite. Cateye Strada Slim Setup Mayber there's a break or a loose connection. If you get continuity with a hand-held magnet but not with the wheel magnet, the wheel magnet and sensor need to be moved closer together or realigned.
That bike is now on my trainer and the computer still works fine. Some units are a bit fussy about how cleanly power is restored. JCMy Race Log Leegoocrap 2009-09-01 8:36 AM in reply to: #2381735Champion 7106 Knoxville areaSubject: RE: Cateye Strada intermittently reading zero cadence & MPHOk, here's your checklist. (I've got two Cateye V2C's, Cateye Strada Digital Wireless http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k1...ized_elite.jpg Reply With Quote 12-07-2012 #10 dnmoss RoadBikeReview Member Reputation: Join Date Jun 2008 Posts 80 Send it back and have them replace it -- I had one a few years
The darn zip cords are pretty weak and allow for some significant movement. Magnets and Magnet Alignment By and large, wheel magnets used in cyclecomputers are very ordinary, and may be interchanged from one brand to another. Repeat this test for each of the four magnets. Check This Out I did about 30 miles the other day, and it eventually had me as doing 0.01 miles.....
Basically all it does is remove a thin oxide film that may be in place on the contacts. First, you need to understand how these units work. Finally figured out there was a short somewhere in one of those wires, so I just bought a new harness directly from Cateye. It may also help to install the computer below the handlebar.
Your on a good track to solving your problem. I would suggest resetting the computer and then allowing it to re-find the sensor.I can almost guarantee it's one of those 3 things. http://www.maplin.co.uk/magnets-26348?ordercode=YA26D but recently epoxied mine to the blade spoke due to it twice removing itself on the road. All rights reserved.
Each of the lines on the magnet is located at a pole of the magnet. The OP has a wired Strada.